Definition of 'velvet'

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The chances are that a velvet jacket will suit the trousers you were wearing to work that day. Times, Sunday Times (2016)For some years afterwards, our tatty red velvet curtains were still hanging in the upstairs window. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The chalet has a relaxed, cosy feel, with velvet sofas and a roaring fire. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Where I'm going to wear my velvet jacket is another matter. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In a large tent tribal elders sat on faux velvet sofas. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Key pieces include dark velvet wrap jackets and flannel trousers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)These are infused with rich colours and come with flowing velvet curtains. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They watch as ladies in velvet and silk dresses walk past. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He disliked velvet collars and long hair. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Or preferably a heavily lined velvet curtain. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The next day she was dressed from head to foot in silk and velvet. Hans Christian Andersen Andersen's Fairy Tales (1874)All that was missing was a drum roll and a velvet curtain. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It was made of soft red velvet, trimmed with white fur. Times, Sunday Times (2015)In luxurious cotton velvet, with a quilted satin lining and leather sole and heel. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There's also a snug lounge with plush velvet sofas and lilies. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The men wore velvet jackets that featured lapels like a fighter jet's wings. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He looked at her, his voice as soft as a velvet glove. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Women fought over his silk handkerchiefs and velvet gloves, ripping them to shreds in hysteria. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The grandeur is tempered by contemporary touches: sofas are vibrant velvet and walls are decked with modern artworks. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Team lace with silk, leather with wool or velvet with cotton for an instant on-trend outfit. The Sun (2014)They are incredibly comfortable, with velvet sofas and armchairs, and wide beds. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Some of them are like precious gems, shimmering as the light catches them, as enticing as soft crushed velvet. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He has said so again and again, indeed, and while wearing a velvet jacket and strutting about the place. Times, Sunday Times (2010)

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Translations for 'velvet'

British English: velvet /ˈvɛlvɪt/ NOUN
Velvet is a soft fabric with a thick layer of short cut threads on one side.
  • American English: velvet
  • Arabic: قَطِيفَة
  • Brazilian Portuguese: veludo
  • Chinese: 天鹅绒
  • Croatian: baršun
  • Czech: samet
  • Danish: fløjl
  • Dutch: fluweel
  • European Spanish: terciopelo
  • Finnish: sametti
  • French: velours
  • German: Samt
  • Greek: βελούδο
  • Italian: velluto
  • Japanese: ビロード
  • Korean: 벨벳
  • Norwegian: fløyel
  • Polish: aksamit
  • European Portuguese: veludo
  • Romanian: catifea
  • Russian: бархат
  • Spanish: terciopelo
  • Swedish: sammet
  • Thai: ผ้ากำมะหยี่
  • Turkish: kadife
  • Ukrainian: оксамит
  • Vietnamese: vải nhung


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